Obstructed View – Reflections on the Swansea (H) Game

It is becoming a bit of a pattern. Win ugly, then lose beautiful. There must be a game soon when we win whilst playing the beautiful football of which we are more than capable, and in fact that we displayed earlier in the season, if never quite for a full 90 minutes. Maybe it will … Continue reading Obstructed View – Reflections on the Swansea (H) Game

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Everton 3-2 Swansea City – Match Report

Everton made it three consecutive Premier League wins with a 3-2 home win over Swansea City. Leighton Baines, Romelu Lukaku and Ross Barkley were on target but the Blues still finished nervously thanks to a late Swansea goal which made the game closer than it felt for much of the afternoon. This was far from … Continue reading Everton 3-2 Swansea City – Match Report

New Baines contract signals Blues intent

Since the appointment of Roberto Martinez, Everton have been on the crest of wave, moving forward with significant pace as they look to break through the self-imposed glass ceiling that permeated the previous regime. The Blues are certainly on the up, Roberto has put his faith in the club's top class youngsters, adopted a playing … Continue reading New Baines contract signals Blues intent

Martinez has reopened the School of Science

In the late 1920s, Steve Bloomer of England and Derby County described the Everton team, which at the time feature the great Dixie Dean, in glowing terms. "They always manage to serve up football of the highest scientific order" It was a quote that befitted Everton perfectly and from that moment forwards the School of … Continue reading Martinez has reopened the School of Science

New Baines and Barkley contracts signal Everton’s intent

By agreeing contract extensions with Leighton Baines and Ross Barkley, Everton have provided the biggest hint of the growing ambition within the club. After years of selling their better players, the Blues have fought off the persistent attention of Manchester United to retain the services of Leighton Baines and in securing the long-term future of … Continue reading New Baines and Barkley contracts signal Everton’s intent

Everton 2-0 Norwich City – Player Ratings

St Dom-index Player Ratings for the Everton vs Norwich City game on Saturday 11th January 2014. Alex Jones is back with his match ratings and puts Gareth Barry forward as man of the match. Several others played well, including Howard, Baines and Mirallas. Do you agree with Alex's choice as man of the match? Tim … Continue reading Everton 2-0 Norwich City – Player Ratings

Stoke City 1-1 Everton – Player Ratings

St Dom-index Player Ratings for the Stoke City vs Everton game on Wednesday 1st January 2014.   Tim Howard - 7 Back in the team after a one match absence due to suspension, Tim Howard added a sense of stability to the Everton rearguard. Due to Everton's superiority he had little to do and was … Continue reading Stoke City 1-1 Everton – Player Ratings

Everton vs Southampton – Match Preview

The second match of the festive period sees us back at Goodison for a match against this seasons surprise package, Southampton. The Saints have exceeded all expectations with their fantastic football and tremendous work ethic and will provide stiff opposition for Roberto Martinez' Everton, especially with Blues missing the influential duo of Tim Howard and … Continue reading Everton vs Southampton – Match Preview

Everton vs Sunderland – Match Preview

Everton continue the push towards the top of the Premier League table with a home fixture against the struggling, but improving Mackems on Boxing Day. Sunderland have endured a difficult campaign and Everton will look to condemn the North East team to another away defeat as Roberto Martinez' Blues look to boost their own title … Continue reading Everton vs Sunderland – Match Preview

Everton vs Fulham – Match Preview

Everton return to Goodison Park on Saturday after two tremendous performances on the road. The Blues followed up the spectacular 4-0 win over Stoke with four points away from home, firstly beating Manchester United thanks to a goal from Bryan Oviedo, before snatching a richly deserved point at the Emirates thanks to a late equaliser from … Continue reading Everton vs Fulham – Match Preview